Measuring Household Distress and Potential Policy Impacts

3 Pages Posted: 17 Jun 2021

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Jacob S. Haas

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Jeffrey Cohen

University of Connecticut - School of Business; Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Cletus C. Coughlin

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division

William R. Emmons

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Banking Supervision and Regulation; Washington University in St. Louis

Lowell Ricketts

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Date Written: February, 2021

Abstract

Government policies such as income support and debt relief may help explain low levels of household financial distress, but outcomes are uncertain once assistance ends.

Suggested Citation

Haas, Jacob S. and Cohen, Jeffrey and Coughlin, Cletus C. and Emmons, William R. and Ricketts, Lowell, Measuring Household Distress and Potential Policy Impacts (February, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3868649 or http://dx.doi.org/10.20955/es.2021.3

Jacob S. Haas (Contact Author)

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

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Jeffrey Cohen

University of Connecticut - School of Business ( email )

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Storrs, CT 06269-2041
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Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

411 Locust St
Saint Louis, MO 63011
United States

Cletus C. Coughlin

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division ( email )

411 Locust St
Saint Louis, MO 63011
United States

William R. Emmons

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Banking Supervision and Regulation ( email )

411 Locust St
Saint Louis, MO 63011
United States

Washington University in St. Louis ( email )

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Campus Box 1208
Saint Louis, MO MO 63130-4899
United States

Lowell Ricketts

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis ( email )

411 Locust St
Saint Louis, MO 63011
United States

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